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‘End Dieting Hell’ receives award

IndieReader, one of the original review services for self, hybrid and independently published authors, announced the winners of its annual IR Discovery Awards (IRDAs) for 2020. “End Dieting Hell” by Michelle Melendez won in the health/medicine/nutrition category.


IndieReader launched the IRDAs in 2011 to help notable indie authors receive the attention of top publishing professionals, with the goal of reaching more readers.

“This is my third award for End Dieting Hell. I am so thrilled that my book is being acknowledged and recognized for the paradigm shift that it offers. I know people who read it will find the peace they are looking for.”

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Performance benefits The Food Basket


Ohrlando’s Chamber Ensemble will livestream a performance benefiting The Food Basket at 5 p.m. Sunday via its YouTube channel.

The ensemble is asking those who view the performance featuring German composers of the Romantic period to donate to The Food Basket online at

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